1995 - La Trinité sur Mer & Belle Ile (Brittany, France)
Overall Winners: The Cranfield alumni team captained by Colin Sidmmons, followed by the HEC ISA with Gilles
Organisers: Brigitte & Marc Le Borgne (INSEAD)
Friday: La-Trinité / Le Palais (Belle-ile) - sunny - 15 knts
Saturday : 1st leg around Belle-Ile - 2nd leg to Houat - 3rd leg to La-Trinité
Sunday : Olympic triangle in Baie de Quiberon
Supervision : SNT, Société Nautique de La-Trinité-sur-mer
race manager : Jean-Paul Valléguant
Chairman of the Jury : Jean Le Corvec
Boats: JOD 35 (Jeanneau) Atlantique Temps Réel
Visit to Belle-Ile : Friday evening Cocktail party on the Belvedere of the privately owned Citadel. Spectacular view overlooking Port du Palais. Visit of the
Gala dinner in Belle-Ile on Friday night in a local restaurant - Video projection ABCup 94
A wonderful setting fot the Friday Cocktail.
A rather demanding race around Belle-ile (probably the most extreme offshore sailing in the history of the regatta)- Nice run downwind along the western shore of
On Saturday afternoon, Colin Simmonds, late on start, hoisted his spinnaker in a way unworthy of his reputation. (Photos are held in escrow).
A chilly, windy, cloudy leg back to La-Trinité/mer via Houat. Hard to imagine that we were bathing on this exact beach on Isle of Houat last year. The crêpes bretonnes complètes will help to cheer and warm up the crews on Saturday night.